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  • A Texas Renewable Energy Roundup As DistribuTECH Heads to San Antonio
    On January 23, DistribuTECH, one of the fastest growing conferences and expos in the country is set to open. Affectionately called “DTECHâ€� by those in the know, the show is designed to showcase innovation in the transmission and distribu…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Jan 18, 8:40pm -
  • Green Builder to Begin Covering Office Buildings with Perovskite Solar Cells
    Sweden-based green builder Skanska this week said that it has secured a deal that will allow it to cover office buildings with perovskite solar cells on a commercial scale.
    - 2 days ago, 19 Jan 18, 6:31pm -
  • Shell Buys Output of England’s Largest Solar Plant
    Shell Global unit Shell Energy Europe has agreed to buy the power from the largest solar power plant in England.
    - 2 days ago, 19 Jan 18, 5:43pm -
  • Canada Elevates Biomass Energy to Innovate on Forestry
    The Canadian government has allocated funding to support research and development of biomass projects for heating and power in an effort to innovate the country’s forest sector and combat the effects of climate change.
    - 2 days ago, 19 Jan 18, 4:39pm -
  • Federal Regulators Approve McGinness Hills Geothermal Project Expansion
    The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) yesterday said Ormat Technologies Inc. can move forward with its expansion plan for the McGinness Hills geothermal project in central Nevada.
    - 3 days ago, 19 Jan 18, 3:59pm -
  • Massive Urban Growth Will Challenge Smart City Design
    The World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi this week presented with some dizzying facts and figures that highlighted the challenge facing those who plan and build the smart cities of today and the future.
    - 3 days ago, 19 Jan 18, 2:58pm -
  • Trump Says Section 201 Solar Trade Case Decision Coming Soon
    U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would announce a decision soon on whether to slap tariffs on imported solar panels, and quipped that when countries dump subsidized panels in the United States, "Everybody goes out of business."
    - 4 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 2:51pm -
  • Shell Bolsters Renewables Bet With Stake in US Solar Company
    Royal Dutch Shell Plc is investing in a U.S. solar energy developer, continuing its recent expansion into the electricity business. The Anglo-Dutch oil and gas producer will acquire a 44 percent stake in Nashville’s Silicon Ranch Corp., which…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 2:09pm -
  • ACWA Power Adopts Blockchain Currency SolarCoin
    Saudi Arabian energy company ACWA Power has started to use a blockchain currency. ACWA is utilizing SolarCoin, a crypto-currency that is rewarded to generators of solar power. 
    - 4 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 1:51pm -
  • As Trump Tries to Bring Back Coal, EU Leaders Up Clean Energy, Energy Efficiency Targets
    Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) voted yesterday to approve and adopt a sweeping set of measures that will ensure the growth of renewable energy, energy efficiency, electric vehicles and advanced biofuels in the region.
    - 4 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 8:31pm -
  • Egypt Readies for 2 GW of Solar PV Capacity
    Ugo Salerno, CEO of RINA Consulting explained in an interview that to date Egypt gets only 1 percent of its energy from renewables. With Salerno’s company’s help, however, Egypt will soon be the home of one of the largest solar PV proj…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 5:23pm -
  • Tesla’s Battery in Australia Is Surpassing Expectations
    It’s just over one month since the Hornsdale Power Reserve was officially opened in South Australia. The excitement surrounding the project has generated acres of media interest, both locally and abroad.
    - 5 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 3:41pm -
  • Google Wins Zayed Future Energy Prize
    Google this week won the Zayed Future Energy Prize for Best Corporation. The award is a public endorsement of the giant corporation’s work in renewables and clean energy — the company has been carbon neutral since 2007.
    - 5 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 3:07pm -
  • US Regulators Look to Europe for Offshore Wind Permitting Approach
    The way that developers approach offshore wind project planning for permitting in the U.S. could follow the lead of Europe’s successful offshore industry.
    - 5 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 9:09pm -
  • How Big Will Brazil's Wind Power Market Get?
    In northeast Brazil, beyond the resorts and pristine beaches, lie some of the world’s best winds for generating electricity. Welcome to Serra Branca. It’s a wind generator’s heaven.
    - 5 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 6:21pm -

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